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chouse

play
verb \ˈchau̇s\

Definition of chouse

choused

;

chousing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  cheat, trick

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Origin and Etymology of chouse

perhaps from Turkishçavuş doorkeeper, messenger


First Known Use: circa 1659


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chouse

verb

Definition of chouse

choused

;

chousing

Western US

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to drive or herd roughly

Origin and Etymology of chouse

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1904



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